The Southwest Ontario Regional Base Hospital Program (SWORBHP) is one of eight Regional Base Hospitals in Ontario (7 land and 1 air), dedicated to medical direction, leadership and advice in the provision of prehospital emergency health care.
In October 2008, SWORBHP
began operation under the leadership of London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC). Today, SWORBHP provides medical oversight to approximately 1400 paramedics (Primary and Advanced Care Paramedics) who serve a population of approximately 1 million people.
SWORBHP’s oversight spans a large and diverse geographical region within Southwest Ontario, while providing leadership, guidance and advice to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) on provincial mandates.
The Paramedic Services under SWORBHP include:
Bruce County Paramedic Services
Grey County Paramedic Services
Huron County Paramedic Services
Lambton County EMS
Medavie EMS Chatham-Kent
Medavie EMS Elgin Ontario
Middlesex London Paramedic Service
Oneida Nation Paramedic Services,
Oxford County Paramedic Services
Perth County Paramedic Services
SWORBHP currently has a very active local presence throughout the region with offices in Windsor and London.